Bohemian Rhapsody

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Post by Peyton Hicks » 14 May 2019, 23:06

Anyone else think that the release of the Bohemian Rhapsody movie sparked a new love for Queen? I always loved Queen, but I feel like it's really refreshing to see people actually enjoying good music as opposed to what is being released nowadays. :ugeek2:

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Post by A_Wolfe » 15 May 2019, 15:31

Yeah, it’s a good one :) Queen has always been a good band, even if some of their most popular stuff is overplayed.
Also looking forward to the new one about Elton John. I’ve read a few biographies, and just like authors, the details in a musician’s work can be really inspirational

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Post by KCWolf » 15 May 2019, 16:34

Peyton Hicks wrote:
14 May 2019, 23:06
Anyone else think that the release of the Bohemian Rhapsody movie sparked a new love for Queen? I always loved Queen, but I feel like it's really refreshing to see people actually enjoying good music as opposed to what is being released nowadays. :ugeek2:
I agree. It's introducing a whole new generation to one of my long-time favorite bands, which is my sister's favorite band of all time. Thanks to the film, they are now my 11 year-old niece's favorite group too.
She's totally abandoned the "bubblegum pop" stuff of today, and just listens to Queen and other classic rock groups.
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Post by Peyton Hicks » 16 May 2019, 09:12

That's awesome! I know they said that some of the details of the movie were wrong and there were a few discrepancies, but I think overall they really captured Freddie's life really well. I enjoyed it a lot!! P.S. Bubblegum pop is the worst...

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Post by maggi3 » 16 May 2019, 12:07

Definitely! In my experience, it showed me some great songs of theirs I hadn’t heard before and made me want to check out the rest of their music. It also showed me how great of a performer Freddie was.

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Post by SavannaEGoth » 16 May 2019, 20:17

I honestly have always had a soft spot for Queen. My parents would play their music a lot when I was very young, and I held onto them as I grew. I think "Under Pressure" is one of my favorites of all-time. It never fails to get me pumped up. In anticipation for seeing the movie I poured myself into documentaries about Freddie and the band members and their struggles with music and life in general. My heart aches for them and the things they dealt with. They brought so many people joy together.
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Post by imSunshine » 17 May 2019, 22:52

That song is the written by a genious and composed by a genious..it never dies and no one can replace it over time

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Post by Monet_va » 07 Jul 2019, 12:18

I love what the movie has done for Queen! They definitely deserved to be loved by the newer generation and I loved the renewed interest in this epic band

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Post by Nisha Ward » 07 Jul 2019, 14:35

Haven't seen it and I've heard mixed reviews about it, but I think the introduction of their music to a new generation is a definite plus. They're one of the greatest and should live on through their work.
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Post by LinaMueller » 08 Jul 2019, 07:14

Queen is one of the greatest bands of all times. Fred Mercury is a rock god he definitely should be considered the best male singer ever. Bohemian Rhapsody movie is a great reminder of how great Fred Mercury was.
Heart! We will forget him!
You an I, tonight!
You may forget the warmth he gave,
I will forget the light.

When you have done, pray tell me
That I my thoughts may dim;
Haste! lest while you're lagging.
I may remember him!

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Post by corinaelena » 10 Jul 2019, 08:04

Yes! I took my boyfriend that grew up with French culture and is not a big fan of the 70's-80's rock and he enjoyed it so much! The sound in the cinema was amazing, we both got chicken skin while the songs were playing on full blast. Since then, I can say, my boyfriend is a Queen convert and he even showed me some cool new stuff I didn't know about them.

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Post by mrnobody3 » 13 Aug 2019, 00:12

Queen is still the best band no matter how old the band is. Their songs are never gets old and still playing in the radio. I've always repeat the songs in my playlist and never get tired of them.

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Post by Ashley Louise » 13 Sep 2019, 09:01

I definitely think the movie sparked new interest in Queen, especially for the younger generation. The movie wasn't fully accurate but was still great and I simply adored Rami Malek. It gave a new appreciation for long-time Queen lovers and certainly brought new fans which is perfect because Queen is amazing. Their music is timeless, well written and performed and how could anyone not love them?
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